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I have a cooler master storm scout case and it has a switch to turn on and off the LED's of 2 out of the 3 fans in the case.
the fans that come with the scout are Cooler Master High Performance 120MM R4 fans

^quick pic i snatched from elsewhere, and the LED button is the round one above the mic and headphone jack^
I recently added 2 new fans to my case. a pair of red Enermax Ucap12
its awesome to have the correct amount of light i want in my case but, when I want to turn off the two new fans i have to pop the case right open and hit their individual switches and its annoying.


since I couldn't find anything on what I want to do i'm asking here;

can any one share their knowledge as to how I can possibly adapt the new switches to the built in switch on my scout?
If i have to take the case apart for more info on wiring and whatnot i'll do it
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How are the fans connecting into the case? 4pin? Are the existing 2 fans connected to some sort of circuit board?
Edited by hellfire72 - 2/20/11 at 1:47am
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the existing fans are being powered by a molex or two.
found this on the storm scout fan page.



I will start taking apart my case to get a better visual when i get back from work tonight.
I sort of understand the diagram but I am nowhere of an expert in this stuff
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What you could do is mod the 3rd fan's led circuit to connect to the LED switch and therefore be able to turn on/off the 3rd fan's LEDs as well.
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just splice into one of the led power connectors on the scouts switch.
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so i found this

But then i stopped to think that there could be some power difference in my fans since the LED's one my enermax's are significantly smaller. if that were to be right couldn't that go bad?

I just may drill out a hole am make a new switch

Edited by Dorianime - 2/23/11 at 8:04am
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